What is happiness?

@Adamdog (254)
United States
May 15, 2007 2:09pm CST
What do you think happiness is? What can make you happy? How long can it last - a day, a week, a year...? Can you be happy without a reason and the opposite, do you hide your happiness because of the fear that it can evaporate in an instant, in the same way it had appeared? Can you distinguish the types of happiness that you can feel? Give your opinions:)
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@subseven (64)
15 May 07
I think happiness is a sence of being at one with yourself being comfortable with everything thats going on with yourself.. bit hard to explain but hopefully you get what i mean :)
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@Adamdog (254)
• United States
15 May 07
Yes, I think I do :) Thanks for your response! Cheers
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• United States
15 May 07
What makes me happy is when I have peace and relaxation in my life. For instance, these things make me happy: When things at work are running smoothly, when my boyfriend is happy, or when my mom tells me that she's doing better healthwise.
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@Adamdog (254)
• United States
15 May 07
So you find happiness in the wellbeing of others, that is very nice :) I think everyone should be like that :)
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@ibsnet (1268)
• India
15 May 07
Happiness is short lived as when we are happy we try to get more the thing which made you happy and when you can't get more you get sad. It's a very true theory. I always express my happiness never hide. I feel what I have in hand now it's ok and that's the best way one can keep themselves happy for days, months and years.
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@Adamdog (254)
• United States
15 May 07
It's hard to let go of the thing which makes you happy. I agree that you should never hide you happiness, it shows what kind of person you are, you can even attract others to you :) Thanks for your response!
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@lucgeta (925)
• France
15 May 07
Happiness is most of all a state of mind that grows in you when the things are going in the right direction, it doesn't need to be done and perfect but you must feel that you can achieve that. I learned to hide because that are many people that would do anything to destroy it as they can't get for themselves.